EXTRA TIME: Tianjin Teda's Obi Mikel and spouse celebrate wedding anniversary

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The former Chelsea midfielder and his Russian partner are marking a milestone in their couple's life together

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel and spouse, Olga Diyachenko are celebrating five years of marriage.

The 29-year-old midfielder who moved to Chinese Super League after a decade at the Stamford Bridge, has been married to the Russian for five years and their union has welcomed a set of female twins.

Olga, who recently joined the Super Eagles skipper in China shared some sweet words about their relationship.

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"Five years ago today, you walked into my parents house and into my life. A year later on that exact day we went on our first date, you are persistent @mikel_john_obi. I am so lucky to share my life with you and our precious little peanuts. Love you #March29 #pooh1 #pooh2 #pooh3 #pooh4," Olga posted on Instagram.